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Swedish human rights film festival

FIRECRACKERS

    Firecrackers is a Canadian drama following two young women, best friends from a rural town, as they face marginalization and struggle in a patriarchal society (93 min, drama). Director: Jasmin Mozaffari Screening on Wednesday, March 20 at 18.30. Q&A discussion… Read More »FIRECRACKERS

    GAZA SURF CLUB

      Swedish premiere! Gaza Surf Club is a documentary following local surfers weary of the constant state of emergency they live in, in Gaza, attempting to find the meaning to life through surfing (87 min, doc). Screening on Thursday, March 21… Read More »GAZA SURF CLUB

      BREATHLESS

         Breathless is a documentary covering the gripping story of the fight of individuals against a booming and deadly asbestos industry (70min, doc). Director: Daniel Lambo Panel Discussion with: Tublu Krishnendu Mukherjee, barrister and  Indian advocate at Doughty Street Chambers in… Read More »BREATHLESS

        RAFIKI

          Rafiki is a drama about two Kenyan women who fall in love and are forced to choose between love and safety. Director: Wanuri Kahiu Screening on Sunday, March 24 at 16.00 (83 minutes) 30-minute skype Q&A with: Samantha Mugatsia who plays… Read More »RAFIKI

          CAPERNAUM

            Capernaum is a drama that draws attention to the plight of children in Beirut’s slums and the situation people without ID cards find themselves in (121 min, doc). Director: Nadine Labaki 30-minute Q&A discussion with: Spyros A. Sofos, a researcher at Lund… Read More »CAPERNAUM

            CENTRAL AIRPORT THF

              Central Airport THF is a documentary that offers a glimpse into the lives of refugees being housed in an old airport. It strikes a perfect balance between people and locale (100 min, doc). Director: Karim Aïnouz Screening on Sunday, March 24… Read More »CENTRAL AIRPORT THF

              UNDER THE WIRE

                Under the Wire documentary about the violations of international humanitarian law in Syria and the impact on people there. Director: Chris Martin Screening on Saturday, March 23 at 16.00 (95 min, doc) Q&A with Lina Biscaia, the former Acting Chief Analyst of… Read More »UNDER THE WIRE

                ANTHROPOCENE

                  Swedish premiere! Anthropocene is a documentary at the intersect of art and science which depicts humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet. Directors: Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier Panel discussion with:    Flaviano Bianchini, founder and director of Source… Read More »ANTHROPOCENE